Mom struggles, a quote for your thoughts
Being a stay at home mom is not easy. There are a ton of mom struggles and ways to burnout city. Now, before you click away because reading words from captain obvious are so boring, hear me out. There are these dark times, that happen to every SAHM. Heck, even working moms. Times when mom tunes out all three of the whiny children; and, tries her best to make sense of her thoughts. She desperately gathers the collection of chaos streaming from her head, in order to change it to a unified course of action. Mom will come up with a plan on how to get through the day. She will entertain, as well as educate, the children. Then she will do all the house chores, dress and look sharp, prepare a mouth-watering dinner… mom will do all of these things, if only it wasn’t so loud.
Does this sound like you?
If it does, then you’ll want to read more.
For all of your mom struggles, I have a quote for your thoughts.
First of all, let’s quiet down the noise. Let’s push past all the jibber jabber of insecurity. You are a great mom and you are doing the best you can. Secondly, take a moment and breathe.
Now read this quote:
Sometime they’ll give a war and nobody will come. – Carl Sandburg
Think about it. Do you have thoughts of inadequacy? Likewise, maybe it’s thoughts of resentment? Sometimes, thoughts can create battlefields in our minds. Cannons of mom guilt fire, loudly. You’ll want to go to war with other people, your children, the mailman, ANYONE, only to find no one will come. The horrible thoughts you have of yourself, of the world, no one else shares.
So what do we do about it?
Well, if you let things continue, pull out the big guns and the hatred, being a SAHM will suck. Yep, I said it. Suck. Days will drag. Hours will be pointless. Whatever doom and gloom you can insert into this paragraph will happen. However… if you try your hardest to realize no one is coming to the “war”, there actually is, in fact, no need for war, the sky will clear and happiness can ensue. I encourage you to speak life into your home, instead of suckiness.
Furthermore, get this.
You are a capable mom. Additionally, the children under YOUR care, are no accident. Remember, He gives grace, with comfort; so, not everything needs to be perfect. This is the ultimate time, the epitome of when your hands are full, stop moping around and live your dang life to the fullest.
So, to all you with mom struggles, let me repeat the quote: Sometime they’ll give a war and nobody will come.